pry

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1pry

verb

Definition of PRY

1
to raise, move, or pull apart with or as if with a lever <it took some effort to pry up the trap door>
Synonyms jimmy, lever, prize
Near Antonyms connect, join
2
to draw out by force or with effort <a vain attempt to pry the cork out of a wine bottle>
Synonyms corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yank
Related Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdraw

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